Trustee: Oliver Turner
Oliver Turner began his employment as Sault Ste. Marie City Manager in June 2014. He has previously served as the Village Manager for the Village of Almont, Michigan and has obtained additional local government experience with the City of Perrysburg, Ohio and retail management experience with BP Oil.
Turner obtained his Master of Public Administration Degree from the University of Toledo and has a strong commitment to fostering transparency, accountability, responsiveness, and excellence in service delivery. Turner also maintains an open door policy that encourages feedback from citizens and stakeholders regarding municipal services as well as their recommendations for how services can be improved.
Turner currently serves on the Michigan Local Government Management Association Board of Directors and is an active member of the International City/County Management Association and the Michigan Municipal League. Turner has also served previously on the I-69 International Trade Corridor Next Michigan Development Corporation Board of Directors.
Turner also lives in the City of Sault Ste. Marie with his wife, Anna, and his two daughters, Amelia and Juliette. He believes that public managers are duty bound to serve their home communities and its elected officials with integrity, honesty, and pragmatism.